ALL FACILITIES, RESTROOMS, PLAYGROUNDS AND DOG EXERCISE AREAS ARE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Preserves will remain open 6:30 am to sunset, but there will not be normal, regularly scheduled maintenance. Please pack it in, pack it out. Follow CDC guidelines for safe social distancing.
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Permit Office Closed
The customer service and permit office at our General Offices in Libertyville is closed until further notice. The lobby and restrooms will remain open. To communicate with our staff regarding customer service questions, call 847-367-6640 or go to www.LCFPD.org/contact/. Greenbelt Cultural Center in North Chicago is open by appointment only. Call 847-968-3477.
1899 West Winchester Rd
Libertyville, IL 60048
8 am–4:30 pm, weekdays. Closed for New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and the Friday after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.
Centrally located in Libertyville, our General Offices is where you'll find our administration, planning, natural resources, land acquisition, public affairs, education and registration divisions, as well as a public meeting room. Our General Offices is the home of the Dunn Museum.
Located at Fourth Lake Forest Preserve, our Operations and Public Safety Facility houses our preserve maintenance, construction operations, natural resources and public safety divisions.
Although many everyday transactions can be handled on our website, such as picnic shelter reservations, Dog Park, equestrian and other permits—if you'd like to handle these things in person, our customer service staff will be happy to help. You'll find them here and at our Operations and Public Safety Facility in Lake Villa.
Use the staff directory to contact our department directors and facility managers, or use this form to send us a general message.
Most forest preserves are open 6:30 am–sunset, daily. If a preserve gate is open before 6:30 am, the preserve is considered open for use. Special hours apply at the golf courses, Dog Parks, Ryerson Woods, Dunn Museum, Greenbelt Cultural Center, Independence Grove and the Fox River Marina.